24 months
24888 USD/year
24888 USD/year
9072 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At History - Public History from University of West Florida you’ll conduct independent research, evaluate popular claims of “historical fact,” identify social patterns and reveal the voices of people from all backgrounds. 


History - Public History from University of West Florida trains you in the various aspects of public, or applied, history outside the academic setting. You will work in two or more areas of public history including community history, museum studies, policy history, environmental history and/or media history.


  • Teacher
  • Author
  • Editor
  • Lawyer
  • Museum Curator
  • Grant Writer
  • Archivist
  • Military Base Historian
  • Political Scientist
  • Archaeologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods : The Historian's Craft
  • Graduate Methods : The Professional Historian
  • Public History Seminar
  • Public History Practicum
  • Capstone Public History Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
151 (verbal)
151 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of official GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores of at least 151 and Analytical Writing score of at least 3.5 or equivalent GRE percentile performance under the old testing platform; or official MAT scaled score of at least 415. This is waived for applications through Spring 2023.
    • Submission of letter of intent
    • Submission of writing sample (undergraduate research paper preferred)
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Minimum of 15 semester hours of upper division history courses

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12444 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12444 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4536 USD per semester during 24 months.

Alabama Resident: $5,796

Living costs for Pensacola

892 - 1478 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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